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Child. Chronic constipation. Using dulolux every 3 days. Guide - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 11-Jun-2013
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User:I have a 2 .5 year old daughter .. she suffers from chronic constipation
User:she passes her motion only after use of dulolux every 3 days
User:i have been giving her homepathic medicine.. but has no impact
Doctor:I am sorry; what you are doing is completely wrong
Doctor:You must not give dulcolax to the baby this often
Doctor:I am unaware of how the homeopathy medicines helps
Doctor:You must change the food habits, diet pattern of your daughter
User:what is the solution.. i had put her on laxative.. cremafin but that also stopped working
User:we give her papaya and fruits but doesnt help
Doctor:Please do not use laxatives inadvertently.
User:what should be her diet?
Doctor:Please get her examined by a Pediatric Gastroenterologist or at least her pediatrician
Doctor:If her alimentary tract is normal, then the most likely cause of her constipation would be diet related
User:have been to her doctor.. he has asked for papaya and glucose d.. what else?
Doctor:You can alter her diet with more vegetable salads and easy to digest foods
User:what are easy to digest foods?
Doctor:Simple foods like porridge
Doctor:corn flakes in milk
Doctor:Bananas every day
User:does intake of milk also lead to the problem. she takes 150 ml three times a day
Doctor:Rice porridge with plain dal
Doctor:Milk will not cause constipation
User:ok thanks
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